Wedding Invitation Wording

Wedding Invitation wording can be confusing. There isn't a correct way to word your wedding invites, but there is an etiquette. I hope this guide will help you to decide what wording you want on your wedding invites, but bear in mind that it is up to you what style you want to use and it a very relaxed wedding would not need formal wording on the invitations.

The way you word your wedding invitations may be determined by who is hosting the wedding, this is usually dictated by who is paying the bill! There are different traditions to the wording of wedding invitations according to whether your parents are still married or divorced and the list goes on....

For a guide on the right way to word your wedding stationery please click on the links below; 

Wedding Invitation wording

From the Parents of the bride

From the bride's divorced parents

From the couple

From both sets of parents & the couple

From the bride's mother

From the bride's father

From the bride's mother and stepfather

From the bride's father and stepmother

From the bride's stepmother 

Please see the diagram below for a guide to what traditionally goes where on the invite.

Wedding-Invitation-wording diagram

 

From the Parents of the bride

WD1

 

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Bridges

 

Request the pleasure of the company of

 

……………………………………………….

at the marriage of their daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth 

to 

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

The reception afterwards will be held at

The Hickstead Resort Hotel at 7p.m.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

WD2

 

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Bridges

 

would like

 

……………………………………………….

to join them in celebrating the marriage of their daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

with

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at Buxted Park Hotel

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

A reception will follow afterwards

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

WD3

 

Marie Elizabeth  Bridges

&

James Patrick Moss

 

are to be married

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

 

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Bridges

request the pleasure of your company

at the ceremony and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel at 7p.m.

 

RSVP by 1st May 2007

 

WD4

 

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Bridges

 

would like you to join them

to celebrate the marriage of their daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth with James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

The reception afterwards will be held at

The Hickstead Resort Hotel at 7p.m.

 

Please Reply by 1st June 2007 to:

48 St Wilfrids Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BD

Tel: 01234 567 567

 

From the brides divorced parents

WD5

 

Mr. Mark Bridges and Mrs. Gregory Parks

 

request the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of their daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st May 2007

WD6

 

Mr. Mark Bridges and Mrs Valerie bridges

 

request the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of their daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth 

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.


From the couple

WD7

 

Marie Elizabeth Bridges and James Patrick Moss

 

request the pleasure of the company of

 

……………………………………………….

On the occasion of their marriage

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

The reception afterwards will be held at

The Hickstead Resort Hotel at 7p.m.

 

RSVP by1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com

            

 

WD8

 

Marie Elizabeth  Bridges

and

James Patrick Moss

 

would love you to join them

to celebrate their marriage

at Buxted Park Hotel

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

A reception will follow.

 

Please Reply by the 1st June 2007 to:

48 St Wilfrids Road, Burgess Hill

Tel: 01444 789101

 

From both sets of parents & the couple 

WD9

 

Marie Elizabeth  Bridges

and

James Patrick Moss

 

are to be married

on Saturday, 27th August, 2009

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

 

and together with their parents

have the pleasure of inviting

 

……………………………………………….

to the ceremony and afterwards at a reception at

The Hickstead Resort Hotel at 7p.m.

 

RSVP – 48 St Wilfrids Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BD

 

 

From the Bride’s mother 

WD10

 

Mrs. Mark Bridges

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of her daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth 

to 

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com

 

 

From the bride’s father 

WD11

 

Mr. Mark Bridges

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of his daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com

 

 

From the bride’s mother and stepfather 

WD12

 

Mr. Mark Bridges

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of his daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com

 


From the bride’s father and stepmother 

WD13

 

Mr. Mark Bridges

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of his daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m. 

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com

 

 

From the bride’s  stepmother

WD14

 

Mr. Mark Bridges

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of his daughter

 

Marie Elizabeth

to

Mr. James Patrick Moss

 

at St. Johns Church, Ditchling

on Saturday, 8th June, 2007 at 2 p.m.

and afterwards at a reception in

The Hickstead Resort Hotel.

 

RSVP by 1st June 2007

Tel: 01444 789101     Email: E&J@aol.com